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Investing Together : Emerging Approaches in Collaborative Place-Based Impact Investing

In this report, The Urban Institute identifies and classifies some of the collaborative efforts, including ImpactPHL, that are taking shape to better understand the complexities of collaborative place-based impact investing. It is important to emphasize that collaborative place-based impact investing, is a nascent practice. It represents an innovation in impact investing and in philanthropic practice. Although in some cases the type of capital deployment that results from these initiatives may not look new on the surface, the processes of collective thinking, resource-sharing, and alignment around a common goal is very new work for many of the partners around their investments strategies, and the innovativeness of this move toward collaboration in this space should not be discounted. Further, the work that was captured in the interviews for this study is dynamic and continues to change and develop.

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